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Movie review: The Big Sleep (1946)

The Big Sleep ranks at the top of many film noir lists, a favorite despite the convoluted plot. It is hard enough to figure out who really killed whom—even Raymond Chandler wasn’t sure whether one of the characters in his novel was murdered or committed suicide—but different cuts of the film removed and added different scenes. 260 altre parole

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Rear[view]: Even at ten years old, Brick shows us what a film can be when you defy genre expectations

If you have been at least somewhat conscious over the past year or so you have probably recognized the machine that is a certain galaxy battle franchise furiously churning. 1.456 altre parole

Now reading: Raymond Chandler

At the back of my mind I thought I’d read some of Raymond Chandler’s novels when I was much younger. A flurry of reading recommendations on Twitter made me think again, and it turned out…I hadn’t. 155 altre parole

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Raymond Chandler on screenwriting

Most of the boys and girls who write for the screen…devote their sparkling lines and their structural finesse to horse operas, cheap gun-in-the-kidney melodramas, horror items about mad scientists and cliffhangers concerned with screaming blondes and circular saws.

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Os gatos e o crime - Martha Grimes - Chats et Polars

Nascida a 2 de Maio de 1931 em Pittsburg, Pensilvânia (onde o seu pai era o procurador da cidade), Martha Grimes passava todos os Verões no hotel da sua mãe, no oeste do Maryland. 1.594 altre parole

Os Gatos E O Crime - Chats Et Polars

Words! Words! Words! Raymond Chandler: From 'Farewell' to MURDER

It’s March 1939 Los Angeles.  Raymond Chandler makes a notation in his notebook about his plans for his second novel.  Chandler’s first novel “The Big Sleep” is completed and ready for release.   2.439 altre parole

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